Crane collapses on Cosco offshore vessel

A crane on board a Cosco-owned installation vessel has collapsed while the ship was being tested. A few people have allegedly suffered minor injuries, according to Deme NV, which is awaiting delivery of the ship. Watch a video of the incident in the article below.

Photo: PR / DEME

A crane has collapsed on board an offshore installation vessel, while the load was being tested at the Liebherr yard in Rostock.

The incident involves vessel Orion 1, which is owned by China's Cosco. However, Belgian dredging and offshore company Deme NV is waiting for the ship to be completed, so that it can be delivered in the latter half of May this year.

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